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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 1416. James Burcham's writing titled "Recollections of the Early Settlement of Jackson County, [Indiana]," which was submitted to a Kossuth, Indiana newspaper for publication in 1874. He records experiences of his pioneer days in Indiana, ca. 1800s-1820s, and particularly describes relations with Indians and fort life.


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SC 1416 BURCHAM, James.pdf (2739 kB)
Recollections of the Early Settlemtn of Jackson County, Indiana



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